Lots 1 - 34, Catalogue of Auction #76 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1  1 Pa
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k pale ultra, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, control line on the edge, full OG, hinged, VF, Scott #149a
150.00
2 **/*   9 Ta
1921, 200r brown, double impression, block of four, full OG, NH or VLH (between two bottom stamps), VF, Scott #182a
200.00
3  10
1921, plate proof of 250r in black, printed on thick glossy paper, no gum as produced, previously hinged, VF, Scott #183
150.00
4 **/*   12-13 Ta
1921, 500r blue and 1000r carmine, two stamps with double impression printed on ordinary paper, both with full OG, NH (500r) or previously hinged, VF, Scott #185a- 86a
150.00
5 **   13
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, four complete sheets of 50, three with vertical gutter in the middle of different width and one without gutter (scarce), insignificant marginal flaws possible, nice and fresh unit, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #186
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2, 3, 4
200.00
6  UD26
1921, "Emancipated Proletarian", imperforated essay of unissued design for 100r in olive green, raster (intaglio) printing, no gum as produced, NH, VF
150.00
7  UD26a
1921, "Emancipated Proletarian", die proof of unissued design for 100r in black, engraved printing on thin cardboard with text "Proletarians of the World Unite!", size 60x40mm, no gum as issued, NH, VF and very rare
2000.00
8  33 II
1922, red surcharge (with dots after letters) 10,000r on 40r slate, large size stamp, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Scott #200f
75.00
9  35, 37-38 Ta
1922, inverted black surcharges 5000r on 2r, 5000r on 20r and 10,000r on 40r, the last one is small size stamp with top margin, fresh quality, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, Scott #192a, 194-95a
150.00
10 **/*   39 I, II
1922, black surcharge (7mm apart) 10,000r on 40r slate, two stamps of small and large size, full OG, NH or VLH, VF, Scott #195 var
75.00
11 **   44 CSP Ka
1922, Proletarians of the World Unite, 22,500r violet, printed on buff paper without watermark, left sheet margin single with large dash inside white spot on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #206 var
150.00
12 **   51 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", shifted to the left black overprint on 3k red, block of six (3x2), positions 18-20/23 -25 of the first setting, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B26 var
100.00
13 **   55-58
1922, Postal Transports, no value indicated, complete set of four in horizontal (1) or vertical gutter blocks of 50, fresh and unfolded with insignificant marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B34-37
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2, 3, 4
300.00
14  55
1922, Mail Steamship, no value indicated, imperforated proof in light blue, left sheet margin single printed on thick paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Scott #B35
250.00
15  59 Ta
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5r black and orange, double impression of black color, full OG, VLH, VF, Scott #211 var
75.00
16  081B
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k brown lilac and blue, right sheet margin imperforated single, surcharge position 25, very slight bend at the bottom margin did not affect the stamp, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and scarce, Z. Mikulski certificate, Scott #224
1500.00
17 **/*   95-99, 97PP
1923, "Philately for the Labor", complete set of six, including stamp of 2r+2r on 250r, printed on thin paper, full OG, NH or VLH (silver surcharge), VF, the "key" values expertized by Z. Mikulski, A. Rosselevitch and others, Scott B38-42, B40a
600.00
18  96 Ka, Kd
1923, "Philately for the Labor", two stamps with gold surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r black and brown, first one without a dot after first "r", the other one with double frame at the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Scott #B39 var
100.00
19 **   96 Tb
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted gold surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r black and brown, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B39a
200.00
20  96 Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", red trial surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r brown and black, left margin single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
200.00
21 **   97 Tb
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted bronze surcharge "2r+2r" on 250r violet, insignificant gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #B40b
150.00
22  97 Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", trial red surcharge "2r+2r" on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF
200.00
23  97 PP Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", trial red surcharge "2r+2r" on 250r violet, printed on thin paper, pin-point natural paper inclusion, full OG, VLH, VF
200.00
24  98 Ka
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, spaced date "1 923" variety, full OG, LH, VF, neat owner's hs on reverse, Scott #B41a
100.00
25  98 Ta
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted bronze surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, neatly cancelled on a piece, fresh, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, Scott #B41b
100.00
26  98 Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", trial red surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, full OG, LH, VF
200.00
27  99 Ka
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, left margin single with spaced date "1 923" variety, full OG, very light trace of hinge (appears NH), VF, expertized by W. Pohl and Romeko, Scott #B42b
1000.00
28  99-99 Ka
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, vertical pair, bottom stamp with spaced date "1 923" variety, neatly cancelled in the middle, fresh and VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, N. Mandrovski certificate
750.00
29 **/*   99 Tb/99 Ka Tb
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, vertical pair, top stamp with spaced date "1 923" variety, excellent condition, full OG, NH or LH (top stamp), VF and extremely rare, only block of four and two singles exist with inverted and spaced date surcharge besides this pair, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, P. Buchsbayew certificate, ex-Liphschutz
20000.00
30  0110 Ta
1923, worker 4r brown, bottom sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair with double impression, full OG, LH, VF, Scott #239b
100.00
31 **   SI1-4

Special and Official issues

1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 2t-6t, complete set of four, trivial paper inclusion as often, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Scott #B30-33
75.00
32 **   SI1 Ta
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 2t green, double impression, no gum as issued, NH, VF, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, Scott #B30a
150.00
33 **   SI5-8
1922, German Consulate issue, red surcharges on Consular stamps, 10m on 2.25r-600m on 3r, set of four, surcharges type I, the high value with top margin, full OG, NH, VF, each one with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #CO1-4
200.00
34 */U   

Balance of RSFSR issues

1918-23, 52 mostly mint stamps, representing "Sword Breaking Chain", second definitive issues, "For the Hungry", "Philately for the Labor" surcharges and several others, some errors and varieties, nice quality unit, full OG or used (pair with a dot after "10" unused, no gum), mostly VF
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100.00